POLICE INSPECTOR DEAD, DPO INJURED OVER OKADA BAN ENFORCEMENT IN LAGOS.
Written by AIGBOKHAEBHO OKHUELEIGBE on April 6, 2023
The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the death of a police inspector while enforcing a ban on commercial motorcycles popularly referred to as okada at Cele Bus Stop area of the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Ben Hundeyin, in a series of messages on twitter on Wednesday, noted that a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) sustained serious injury owing to the attack. He said:
While enforcing the existing ban on the use of motorcycles in parts of Lagos State, Police Officers of Isolo Division came under attack from motorcycle riders at Cele bus-stop, resulting in the death of one Police Inspector & serious injury to the Divisional Police Officer (DPO).
According to Lagos PPRO, two suspects have been arrested, while total of 41 motorcycles were impounded.